Office of Academic Resaerch

The Office of Academic Research supports research activities at Ferris and provides assistance to faculty, staff, and community partners with the development of externally funded projects.


For more information, contact:

Thomas Dowling, PharmD, Ph.D.
Director of Academic Research 

Phone: (616) 643-1139

Karen Barkel (Strasser), Ph.D.
Internal Research Program Coordinator

Office: ASC 2116
Phone: (231) 591-2544

Erin Scott, CRA
Grant & Contract Officer


Office: PHR 312
Phone: (231) 591-2547

Maureen Wawsczyk (McGonegal)
Academic Research Specialist;
Integrity & Compliance

Office: PHR 308
Phone: (231) 591-2553


Office of Academic Research
Ferris State University
220 Ferris Drive, PHR 312
Big Rapids, MI 49307
(231) 591-2547


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